The Center for Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh (CNUP), oversees all neuroscience-related activities on the Pitt campus. The CNUP is a multidisciplinary center with members whose primary appointments are in 16 different departments. Their research interests span the breadth of neuroscience, and a number of concentration areas involve diverse groups of scientists.
The CNUP Assistant position is responsible for performing a broad variety of confidential clerical tasks to support activities of an interschool graduate training program and center. The position will be responsible for coordinating outreach program activities, a summer undergraduate research program, and center seminars; will assist with graduate program courses, student recruiting and annual retreat preparation; will work with the center administrator to manage day to day operations. Requires a detail-oriented person and a team-oriented approach to tasks.
Hiring Range: $18,564.00 - $28,860.00
Education Required: Associate
Overall Related Experience Level Required: 2-3 years experience
Additional Education And/or Experience Essential To the Position: High school diploma and some college level education. At least two years of office/clerical experience. Familiarity with University procedures related to graduate programs. Expertise with Mac and PC computer formats, word processing, data base and spread sheet packages.
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.
Pitt... faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.
Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.
Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.